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Walmart Protest


Published 2000


500+ Workers, students, community and anti-sweatshop activists, Jobs with Justice, SEIU, Teamsters, UAW, and many others converge on the Hadley, MA WalMart for a day of protest against globalization and WalMart in solidarity with the protests in Prague, 9/26/00.

Note: ...25 seconds of black at the beginning...

Protest features a sweatshop fashion show, with filmmaker and USAS activist Michael Burns on the mic, Karl X reads a Robert Burns poem, Tom Taafe on the dismantling of affirmative action in higher education, Smith College radical cheerleaders, banjo playing folk singer, and a rainbow at sunset. Long live the people's republic of Amherst!


Run time 00:22:46
Audio/Visual sound, color
Contact Information oelberg at lycos.com

Shotlist

flyer for rally
Hadley police
yadju dhamarajah
UMass labor prof Stephanie Luce is holding the bullhorn
michael burns
karl
sweatshop fashion show
Smith College radical cheerleaders
tom taafe
500+ marchers with signs, puppets
banjo player 'Keep on walking forward'
tuck
rainbow at sunset at walmart

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Reviewer: skamunist - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 26, 2005
Subject: WalMart needs to be organized!
once you get past the 25 seconds of black, the video looks and sounds pretty good, considering it came off 8mm videotape and went through a vcr to a vcd before becoming a wmv and converting to mpg before being uploaded and finding salvation as an mp4...
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